Issa Rae on Why She Shut Down Pregnancy Rumors Earlier This Year: 'It Was Getting Out of Hand

The actress applauded the speculation that she was pregnant  in March, and now she explains why.

Issa Rae shares why she opposed rumors of pregnancy  earlier this year.

As the cover star for the first digital cover series for Today, Rae, 37

opened up about tweeting in response to pregnancy rumors about her back in March

Rae explained. "I'm like, 'Mom, a pregnancy … you really think that I would hide a grandchild from you?

That you've been begging for?!' So I had to say something, because it was getting out of hand."

The comedian is known to be private about her personal life